National Affairs: Goliath & Davids

In 27 years of labor wars John Lewis has taken on all comers: federal attorneys, industry's smartest corporation lawyers, U.S. Presidents. In 1919 he was cold-conked but he has been fighting ever since. This week, in one of his toughest legal battles, he faced new opponents:

Julius Albert ("Cap") Krug, young (39), huge (6 ft. 3 in., 237-lb.) Secretary of the Interior. Although he works like a piston, Cap Krug is still largely untried in the tougher aspects of his job. But he learns fast and has a stubborn core. One of seven children of a Madison, Wis. policeman, Krug worked his...

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